Seasons of the Moon: Tammuz – The Burning of the Torah

Where one burns books one will in the end burn people.

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(3) Alice Fischer, July 11, 2020 11:29 PM

When animals are burnt alive next come humans

The Catholic church in Spain used to burn alive dogs and cats - who would be roasted alive. Next came the inquisition, and next in the West came the burning of women - blamed as witches. The countries that have the highest number of crimes against animals, also have them against humans. Today in Spain a criminal public event takes place where the horns of a bull are torched, and everyone cheers. How can you expect such humans to be in the image of G-d.

(2) Mechi Fendel, July 10, 2020 2:35 PM

1233 the Rambam is burned in Paris

Almost 10 years later, the Talmud is burned in the same spot. Rabeinu Yonah of Gerondi always felt it as a sign how the Rambam is to be considered sifrei kodesh...Defer haMada and Guide of Perplexed In https://books.google.co.il/books?id=FN-49cCN5qIC&pg=PA104&lpg=PA104&dq=burning rambam paris&source=bl&ots=vaRk__jgJ6&sig=ACfU3U0MUIctFxH9SYNQ95Ze_nstxZ2VtQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjotdWy8sLqAhVZilwKHdMIBHEQ6AEwCXoECAIQAQ#v=onepage&q=burning%20rambam%20paris&f=false Page 103,104

(1) Richard Polak, July 6, 2020 2:08 PM

Beautiful

Rabbi, thank you for these wonderful videos. I watch them – every single one of them. They are excellent insights - they improve my life and motivate me to do more service to God. Thank you so much.

 

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